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Who won Horiguchi vs Mix?
Patchy Mix beat Kyoji Horiguchi by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main card of Bellator 279, on Saturday 23rd April 2022 at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu.
The scorecards were announced as 47-48, 47-48, 47-48 in favor of winner Patchy Mix.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Horiguchi vs Mix stats
Kyoji Horiguchi stepped into the octagon with a record of 29 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Patchy Mix made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 11 by submission.
The stats suggested Horiguchi had a massive power advantage over Mix, boasting at 52% knock out percentage over Mix's 7%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Mix had a massive advantage over Horiguchi, boosting at 73% submission rate over Horiguchi's 10%.
Kyoji Horiguchi was the older man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Mix had a height advantage of 6 inches over Horiguchi. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Horiguchi was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 6 years earlier than Mix, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 45 more professional rounds, 87 to Mix's 42.
Horiguchi vs Mix form
Horiguchi had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Sergio Pettis at Bellator MMA on 3rd December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round in their Bellator Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Kai Asakura at RIZIN 26 on 31st December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round in their Rizin Bantamweight championship fight at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Kai Asakura at RIZIN 18 on 18th August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Dolphins Arena, Nagoya.
Before that, he had beat Darrion Caldwell at Bellator 222 on 14th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Bantamweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
He had defeated Ben Nguyen at RIZIN 15 on 21st April 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Yokohama Arena, Yokohama, Japan.
Patchy Mix had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against James Gallagher at Bellator MMA on 5th November 2021 by submission in the 3rd round at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.
Previous to that, he had won against Albert Morales at Bellator 258 on 7th May 2021 by submission in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Juan Archuleta at Bellator 246 on 12th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Before that, he had defeated Yuki Motoya at RIZIN 20 on 31st December 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
He had beat Isaiah Chapman at Bellator 232 on 26th October 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Patchy Mix had been fighting more than Kyoji Horiguchi.
Going to this contest, Kyoji Horiguchi had last fought 1 year, 9 months and 26 days ago, while Patchy Mix's last outing had been 1 year, 10 months and 24 days ago.
Horiguchi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Mix's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
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